How do you find your focus in the midst of chaos at work?
Archive | June, 2011
Big surprise—health care costs are going up. In our recent survey, 56% reported annual costs per employee in the $5,000-10,000 range (compared to 47% in last year’s survey), and 18% reported costs of over $10,000 per year (compared to 12 % in last year’s survey). Eighty-four percent of responding companies reported taking at least one […]
Recruiting on the Internet It is not an overstatement to say that the internet has totally revolutionized how people find jobs. If you are not currently using the Internet as a part of your recruiting strategy, you are likely losing out. First, you’re missing a lot of good candidates who don’t respond to traditional recruiting […]
Many CEOs like to answer employee’s e-mail personally, but there are dangers for HR. Combine far-flung workforces and mobile computing technology, and the CEO can be literally responding to emails 24/7. There are advantages, of course, to maintaining a close connection to employees. CEOs can credit being alerted to an important problem, or receiving a valuable […]
Snopes says it’s an urban legend. But just a few days ago, there it was again, the story of how to catch a monkey. In the most recent version (in a great blog entry by international business consultant Aad Boot), the monkey hunters put an apple in a jar that has a narrow neck. The […]